Reminder: Black Sea Bass Commercial State Allocation Amendment Webinars – Today @ 2:00 p.m. and Thursday @ 6:00 p.m.


Reminder:  Mid-Atlantic Council to Hold Two Scoping Webinars for Black Sea Bass Commercial State Allocation Amendment

Monday, May 11, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 14, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold two scoping webinars to gather public input on a management action to consider potential modifications to the allocations of the black sea bass commercial quota among the states of Maine through North Carolina. Learn more about this action in the scoping announcement or at the links below.

Read the Amendment Scoping Document
Watch the Scoping Presentation Video

Webinar Schedule
Both scoping hearings will be conducted by webinar.
Monday May 11, 2020, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm EDT
Thursday May 14, 2020, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm EDT

To join the webinar, go to Audio connection instructions appear upon connecting, or you can call 800-832-0736 and enter room number 5068871#.

Written Comments

In addition to providing comments at either of the scoping hearing webinars, you may submit written comments by 11:59 pm EDT on Sunday May 31, 2020. Written comments may be sent by any of the following methods:
2. EMAIL: [email protected]
3. MAIL: Dr. Christopher Moore, Executive Director
Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council
800 North State Street, Suite 201
Dover, DE 19901
4. FAX: 302.674.5399

Please include “Black Sea Bass Commercial Allocation Amendment” in the subject line if using email or fax, or on the outside of the envelope if submitting written comments. All comments, regardless of submission method, will be shared with the Commission and Council and will be made publicly available on their respective websites. It is not necessary to submit the same comments to both the Council and Commission or through multiple channels.

Learn More
For additional information and updates on development of this action, please visit the Black Sea Bass Commercial State Allocation Amendment action page. The scoping document contains background information and details on potential management approaches.
Please direct any questions about the amendment to Julia Beaty, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, at [email protected] or (302) 526-5250.

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council
800 North State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 674-2331 | Toll-Free: (877) 446-2362 | Fax: (302) 674-5399